Being Against Pythagoras: The Spiral of Theodorus

Jul 15, 2020

The original problem of the spiral of Theodorus started with Pythagoras. He was obsessed with breaking triangles down into ratios. According to Pythagoras, everything could be expressed as a rational number. He thought the world was made up of these ratios, and that's what he preached in his cult.

Then, one of his students tried something different. He said, what if he has a
triangle with equal side lengths of 1, and then wanted to see what happens. In the end, he got something utterly beautiful. To see the beautiful visual proof and more, read at the link in the bio.

Spiral of Theodorus